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: BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

New. Petroc Trelawney and Maria Ewing introduce highlights of the competition from Cardiff.
More tomorrow at 7.30pm. See choice, page 91.
Coverage of the Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize in the Lunchtime Concert tomorrow at 1pm on Radio 3


Presenter: Petroc Trelawney
Presenter: Maria Ewing

: The Worst Journey in the World

Docudrama exploring Captain Scott's 1912 Antarctic expedition, which saw him and two colleagues conducting scientific experiments in harsh conditions for two years.

: The Life of Birds

3/10. The amazing range of bill shapes and sizes that have evolved for feeding, and how the use of tools helps birds in their search for food. Continues tomorrow at 10pm.
First shown on BBCI

: Sickert v Sargent

Comparing the work and influence of Edwardian artists Walter Sickert and John Singer Sargent to decide who was the more important figure.


Artists: Walter Sickert
Artists: John Singer Sargent

: The Diary of a Nobody

3/4. Charles receives an insulting card in the run-up to Christmas. Concludes tomorrow at 11.50pm.

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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